C1 Synonyms

C1 Synonyms

C1 Synonyms

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C1 Synonyms

(a) Look at the words below and match them to a synonym from the choices that follow.

  1. Abnormal (adj) – not normal
  2. Accelerate (verb) – speed up
  3. Acknowledge (verb) – declare to be true or admit the existence or reality of
  4. Aid (noun) – a kind of help provided to fulfill a need
  5. Alarmed (adj) – having a feeling a sudden sense of danger
  6. Alarming (adj) – something/someone being frightening or feeling dangerous
  7. Anticipate (verb) – view something as probable or likely
  8. Appoint (verb) – assign a duty, responsibility, or obligation to
  9. Authentic (adj) – not a copy, origin undisputed
  10. Authorise (verb) – give permission

Forsee Assistance Disturbing Genuine Unusual

Entitle Recognise Unnerved Expedite Select

Answers

  1. Abnormal / Unusual
  2. Accelerate / Expedite
  3. Acknowledge / Recognise
  4. Aid / Assistance
  5. Alarmed / Unnerved
  6. Alarming / Disturbing
  7. Anticipate / Forsee
  8. Appoint / Select
  9. Authentic / Genuine
  10. Authorise / Entitle

(b) Complete the sentences that follow with a word from the choices below using the correct tense.

Forsee Assistance Disturbing Genuine Unusual

Entitle Recognise Unnerved Expedite Select

  1. The university professor’s long service was _ with an award at the ceremony.
  2. Seasoned investors __ the product’s potential and invested early on.
  3. Many viewers found the violent scenes in the movie extremely __
  4. Employees at the company are __ to redundancy pay.
  5. The government is providing emergency __ to households affected by storm damage.
  6. The successful candidate for the role was ____ based on her extensive work experience in the field.
  7. The mountaineer was exhausted and ____ after spending the night in extreme weather conditions.
  8. The artwork is being sold with a certificate to confirm it is __.
  9. The government has promised to ___ economic reform.
  10. It is ____ for the Pōhutukawa Tree to bloom so early.

Answers

  1. recognised
  2. foresaw
  3. disturbing
  4. entitled
  5. assistance
  6. selected
  7. unnerved
  8. genuine
  9. expedite
  10. unusual
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